Silver Cross touts new heart facility
NEW LENOX — Since February is designated as American Heart Month, Silver Cross is excited to offer heart patients a variety of cardiac services at the new hospital opening Feb. 26 at Interstate 355 and Route 6.
The new Silver Cross Cardiac Cath Lab is on the Procedural Care Unit, offering streamlined care and advanced technology.
The PCU is the consolidation of surgery, interventional cardiology and radiology, and endoscopy procedures into one integrated area.
Located on the second floor of the replacement hospital, each of these areas is adjacent to the PCU Family Lounge and also has many private pre- and post-procedural rooms.
In addition, the lab is equipped with a new Philips Angiography System, offering the latest innovations in diagnostic and interventional cardiac care for patients with coronary artery disease.
“This minimally invasive approach to cardiac care allows for quicker healing for patients, many of whom can go home the same day of their procedure,” said Brendan Casey, manager of Cardiology and Interventional Radiology at Silver Cross Hospital.
Silver Cross boasts the following:
A Cardiac Rehab program that is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehab.
A diagnostic echocardiography program certified by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories.
A tour of the Cardiac Cath Lab and other areas of the new Silver Cross Hospital will be available from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Community Housewarming Party.